With Miley Cyrus's VMA performance reaching all the possible corners of the world, people are asking questions about 'twerking'. This is a guide to twerking that answers questions like, how to twerk, why you should twerk and what, on planet Earth, is twerking.
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Moving on, with the guide on twerking, first let's dwell on what is twerking.
According to Urban Dictionary, twerking is "the act of moving/shaking ones ass, buns, bottom, buttocks, bum-bum in a circular, up-and-down, and side-to-side motion," with another source explaining, "You can make it wobble, boomerang, bounce, clap, etc," as stated by E! Online.
How to twerk, if you want to?
Keaira LaShae shared a twerk tutorial, and you might want to learn this soul-stirring workout/dance form.
History of twerking
If you are wondering that Miley Cyrus was the creator of twerking, this dance form came into existence in the early 90s. Miley just made it mighty famous for us. According to VH1's report, this dance form started in the New Orleans bounce music time. DJ Jubilee's number 'Do the Jubilee All,' has lyrics, "Twerk baby, twerk baby, twerk twerk twerk." Later, rapper Cheeky Blakk and The Ying Yang Twins jumped into the scene with their shares of twerks.
So, why are people twerking or want to twerk?
Well, many would think, "if Miley can do it, so can I." And, some of us might be thinking of making YouTube videos for massive hits. Moreover, according to a PhD researcher's report to ABC News, it is one of the best workouts for thighs and butt. So, let's go up and down and up and down.
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